OTT Releases this Week (December 5 – December 11): Kantara (Hindi), Moving in with Malaika, The Elephant Whisperers, More Films and TV Shows Playing Now

This week's top films and shows going live on OTT platforms include Kantara (Hindi), Moving in with Malaika, The Elephant Whisperers and More.


As we move into the second week of December, there’s a whole new batch of content to watch on your favorite streaming platforms. From thrillers and love stories to action, adventure, and drama, there’s something for everyone this week. Animal lovers can check out The Elephant Whisperer on the 8th, and horror fans can catch Tapsee’s Blurr on the 9th. So whatever your taste, be sure to check out our list of recommendations for the best things to watch this week.

New OTT Releases this Week

Movie Name Release Date Platform Rating
Moving in with Malaika 5 December 2022 Disney+Hotstar TBA
The Elephant Whisperers 8 December 2022 Netflix TBA
Kantara (Hindi) 9 December 2022 Netflix 8.7
Night at the Museum -Kahmurrah  9 December 2022 Disney+Hotstar TBA
Witness 9 December. 2022 SonyLIV TBA
Yashoda 9 December 2022 Amazon Prime 8.5
Coffee with Kadhal 9 December 2022 Zee5 4.6
Roy 9 December 2022 SonyLIV TBA
Blurr 9 December 2022 Zee5 TBA
Urvasivo Rakshasivo 9 December 2022 Aha 6.7
Macherla Niyojakavangam 9 December 2022 Zee5 5.6
Like,  Share, Subscribe  9 December 2022 SonyLIV 7.6
Doctor G 11 December 2022 Disney+Hotstar 7.3

Moving in with Malaika

If Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives was your thing, then this show will have you eating out of its hands. Based on the life of the amazing Malaika Arora, this show documents some important parts of her life, like her separation, etc. This is a reality show; for those who enjoy the format, the show has much to offer.

IMDb rating – TBA

Where to watch -Disney+Hotstar

Cast- Malaika Arora, Farah Khan

Moving in with Malaika OTT Release Date – 5 December 2022

The Elephant Whisperers 

This upcoming Tamil docufilm has been directed by Kartiki Gonsalves. It is a heartwarming tale of the lives of Bomman and Bellie, who bring home an orphaned elephant, Raghu, into their lives. This new addition to their tiny clan makes their world a better place to live in. The stunning rural landscapes of Tamil Nadu have been beautifully captured in this movie which makes it a must watch.

IMDb rating – TBA 

Where to watch – Netflix

Cast – TBA

The Elephant Whisperer OTT Release Date – 8 December 2022

Kantara (Hindi)

Kantara is a story set in the small village of Kaadubettu, located in the woodlands of Karnataka. The village is constantly at war with evil forces, and death is common. However, one man, Shiva, decides to rebel against the villagers and defend his home. He does this by fighting against evil forces and protecting nature.

IMDb rating – 8.7

Where to watch – Netflix

Cast – Rishab Shetty, Sapthami Gowda

Kantara (Hindi)  OTT Release Date – 9 December 2022

Night at the Museum: Kahmunrah Rises Again

This animated adventure comedy is the directorial venture of Matt Danner. Larry Daley’s son, Nick Daley, follows his fathers footsteps and becomes a night guard at the Museum of Natural History. On forgetting to lock the base door one day, an old enemy, Kahmunrah, gets resurrected with a fresh world takeover plan. Can Nick put Kahmunrah to rest again? Watch the movie and find out. 

IMDb rating – TBA

Where to watch – Disney+Hotstar

Cast – Joshua Bassett, Jamie Demetriou, Alice Isaaz, Christie Bahna, Dee Bradley Baker, Gillian Jacobs, Joseph Kamal, Thomas Lennon, Zachary Levi, Chris Parnell, Lidia Porto, Alexander Salamat, Jonathan Roumie, Akmal Saleh, Kieran Sequoia, Shelby Simmons, Tenzing Norgay Trainor

Night at the Museum – Kahmunrah Rises Again OTT Release Date – 9 December 2022


Deepak has directed this political crime drama. The plot follows the happenings that occur when 340 murders go unquestioned and unsolved. A grieving mother takes on the corrupt cops being run by corporates. Manual scavenging is killing people. What is the role played by wealthy corporations in this?

IMDb rating – TBA

Where to watch – SonyLIV

Cast – Shraddha Srinath, Rohini, Azhagam Perumal

Witness OTT Release Date – 9th December 2022 


In this movie, we are introduced to Yashoda, a pregnant woman who has been asked to adhere to some guidelines for her mental and physical health. However, certain events force her to risk the above. She decides to become a surrogate for cash. She goes to EVA, Madhu’s surrogacy clinic. Things start well, but something plants the seed of doubt in her mind. She finds out about the illegal activities around surrogacy and the surrogacy mafia, and decides to bring the culprits to book. 

IMDb rating – 8.5

Where to watch – Amazon Prime

Cast – Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Unni Mukundan, Varalaxmi Sarathkumar, Rao Ramesh, Sampath Raj, Murali Sharma, Shatru, Divya Sripada, Kalpika Ganesh, Priyanka Sharma, Rajiv Kumar Aneja, Vinni Mobstaz, Rachit Jadoun, Praveen Dacharam, Ronith Grg.

Yashoda OTT Release Date – 9 December 2022 

Coffee with Kadhal 

In this story we are introduced to a family of six. Both parents, three brothers and a sister. The eldest son is responsible and helps his father, while the other brothers live life on their own terms. The movie revolves around the dramatic occurrences in the family. This Tamil rom-com has been directed by Sundar C and is a must-watch. 

IMDb Rating -4.6

Where to watch – Zee5

Cast – Jiiva, Yogi Babu, Amritha Aiyer, Devadarshini Chetan, Aishwarya Dutta, Srikanth, Jai, Malvika Sharma, Redin Kingsley, Vridhi Vishal, Raiza Wilson. 

Coffee with Kadhal OTT Release Date – 9 December 2022


This upcoming Malayalam crime thriller revolves around a journalist named Teena, investigating the case of a missing author. While doing so, the journalist also goes missing, resulting in her husband Roy being worried and troubled. As the investigation moves ahead, some disturbing facts come to light. 

IMDb rating – TBA

Where to watch – SonyLIV

Cast – Suraj Venjaramoodu, Sija Rose, and Shine Tom Chacko

Roy OTT Release Date – 9 December 2022


Scheduled to release soon, this upcoming Hindi-language horror movie has been directed by Ajay Bahl, with Echelon Production, Zee Studios and Outsiders Films sharing production duties. The movie’s story follows a woman who is slowly losing her eyesight while trying to investigate her sister’s death. 

IMDb rating – TBA

Cast – Taapsee Pannu, Gulshan Devaiah, Abhilash Thapliyal, Babita Anant, Sorabh Chauhan, Backagaindancer

Where to watch – Zee5

BLURR OTT Release Date – 9 December 2022

Urvasivo Rakshasivo

This Telugu romantic comedy has been directed by Rakesh Sashi. The plot centres around an orthodox middle-class IT employee who falls for his trendy colleague. Everything goes smoothly and they both get intimate as well. However, things start to unravel when he expresses his feelings for her. Will he lose her forever? Or will his love be successful? Watch this flick to find out. 

IMDb rating – 6.7

Where to watch – Aha

Cast – Anu Emmanuel, Vennela Kishore, Sunil, Allu Sirish

Urvasivo Rakshasivo OTT Release date – 9 December 2022 

Macherla Niyojakavargam

The plot introduces us to Siddhartha Reddy, posted as Guntur’s district collector. There he has to lock horns with Rajappa, a local rowdy and politician. The plot follows their rivalry and interactions.

IMDb rating – 5.6

Where to watch – Zee5

Cast – Nithiin, Krithi Shetty, Catherine Tresa, Samuthirakani, Rajendra Prasad, Vennela Kishore, V Jayaprakash, Murali Sharma, Indraja, Brahmaji, Shyamala, Anjali, Subhalekha Sudhakar

Macherla Niyojakavargam OTT Release Date – 9 December 2022

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This Telugu action drama has been directed by Merlapaka Gandhi. The plot follows Viplav, a happy-go-lucky travel vlogger, who has a YouTube channel named Guvva Vihari. While he is on one of his travels, he encounters Vasudha and starts flirting with her. Their journey soon becomes dangerous because they fall into a naxal trap that has them stuck in a life threatening situation. 

IMDb rating – 7.6

Where to watch – SonyLIV

Cast – Faria Abdullah, Brahmaji, Mime Gopi, Dayanand Reddy, Santosh Shoban

Santosh Shoban, Sudharshan

Like, Share, Subscribe OTT Release Date – 9 December 2022. 

Doctor G 

Anubhuti Kashyap has directed this Hindi medical comedy, with production being taken care of by Junglee studios. In this story, we meet a confused doctor. His primary interest is orthopedics but he ends up as a male gynecologist.

Where to watch Doctor G – Disney+Hotstar

Cast – Rakul Preet Singh, Ayushmann Khurrana, Shefali Shah, Sheeba Chaddha, Abhinay Raj Singh, Indraneil Sengupta, Paresh Pahuja, Jhumma Mitra, Ayesha Kaduskar, Anju Gaur, Abhay Mishra, Azzy Bagria, Akash Sinha, Raj Sharma. 

Doctor G OTT Release date – 11 December 2022

Other Releases that you can watch on OTT

Movie Name Release Date Platform Rating
Mini  9th December 2022 Zee5 6.3
Monsoon Raaga 9th December 2022 Zee5 8.5
Fall 9th December 2022 Hotstar 6.4
Weekend Family Christmas Special 9th December 2022 Hotstar 6.3
Amsterdam 7th December 2022 Hotstar 6.1
Tomorrow I’ll be Someone Else’s Girlfriend 7th December 2022 Hotstar TBA
The Most Beautiful Flower  7th December 2022 Netflix TBA
Smiley 7th December 2022 Netflix TBA
Burning Patience 7th December 2022 Netflix 6.5
Connect 7th December 2022 Hotstar TBA
The Boss Baby-Christmas Bonus 6th December 2022 Netflix 5.5
Karthigai Deepam 5th December 2022 Zee5 2.6


Well,that rounds off the OTT releases coming out soon. So which of these would you want to watch?